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Neuroimaging study shows disrupted networks in the brain of dyslexic readers.

Dyslexia, the most commonly diagnosed learning disability in the United States, is a neurological reading disability that occurs when the regions of the brain that process written language don’t function normally. 533 more words

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) successfully improves memory.

Stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.  1,057 more words

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Lack of naturally occurring protein linked to dementia.

Scientists at the University of Warwick have provided the first evidence that the lack of a naturally occurring protein is linked to early signs of dementia. 443 more words

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Wii Balance Board induces changes in brains of people with multiple sclerosis.

A balance board accessory for a popular video game console can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls, according to new research published online in the journal… 489 more words

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Repeat After Me

Reproducibility is the ability of an entire experiment or study to be reproduced, either by the researcher or by someone else working independently. It is one of the main principles of the scientific method and relies on…

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Neuroimaging study proves children with autism have extra synapses in brain.

Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in normal brain ‘pruning’ process during development, according to a study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). 823 more words

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New research sheds light on how children’s brains memorise facts.

As children learn basic arithmetic, they gradually switch from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory. The shift comes more easily for some kids than for others, but no one knows why.  754 more words

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